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Gestures & Motion

How to use air gestures and motions as well as access additional motions and gestures.


In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• Access and edit notifications and Quick Settings 
• Access additional apps
• Enable/disable gestures
• Access and edit navigation bar settings
• Use Full screen gestures
• Use Quick Tap
• Use Flip to Shhh

Access and edit notifications and Quick Settings

ACCESS: Swipe down from the Notification bar to access Quick Settings. Notifications will be displayed beneath Quick Settings.

Note: You can access Expanded Quick Settings by swiping down twice from the Notification bar.

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EDIT APPEARANCE: Swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers to access Expanded Quick Settings, then select the edit icon Edit icon. Select and drag the desired icon to the desired location, then select the Back arrow when finished.

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Access additional apps

Swipe up from the center of the home screen to access the Apps tray.

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Enable/disable gestures

1. Swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers, then select the settings Settings icon.

2. Scroll to and select System, then select Gestures.

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3. Select the desired option to enable or disable the desired gesture.

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Access and edit navigation bar settings

ACCESS: To change how you interact with the Navigation bar, swipe down from the Notification bar with two fingers then select the  Settings icon System > Navigation mode.

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EDIT: From the System navigation screen, select the desired option.

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GESTURES: Select Gesture navigation to enable a gesture-based navigation bar.
NAVIGATION BUTTONS: Select 3-button navigation to enable a button-based navigation bar.
CHANGE GESTURE SENSITIVITY: Select the settings Settings icon next to Gesture navigation, then select and drag the Back Sensitivity sliders to the desired sensitivity. Select the back arrow when finished.



Use Full screen gestures

Enabling Full screen gestures allows you to swipe from different areas of the screen to go backwards, forwards, return to the home screen, and view your open apps.

NAVIGATE HOME: Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen.

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GO BACK: Swipe in towards the middle of the screen from the left or right edge of the screen.

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VIEW RECENT APPS: Swipe up from the bottom edge of the screen and continue to hold your finger on the screen.

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SWITCH BETWEEN APPS: Swipe left or right.

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Use Quick Tap

Enabling Quick Tap allows you to perform actions by double-tapping the back of your phone. To enable this gesture, from the Gestures screen, select Quick Tap to start actions . Select the Use Quick Tap switch, then select the desired action.

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Use Flip to Shhh

Enabling Flip to Shhh allows you to silence the phone when it is face down. To enable this gesture, from the Gestures screen, select Flip to Shhh then select the Use Flip to Shhh switch.

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